15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Postojna
— 1 night
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Škocjan
— 1 night
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
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Srednja vas v Bohinju
— 1 night
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Postojna

— 1 night
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stop by Guštarna, then identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Museo Militare Di Pivka, examine the collection at Pivka Park of Military History, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Postojna trip website.

Venice, Italy to Postojna is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Venice in August, with highs in Postojna at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Škocjan online tour planner.

Škocjan is just a stone's throw from Postojna. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature
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Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, then visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, and then examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lipica trip itinerary planner.

Lipica is just a stone's throw from Škocjan. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Golf
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Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, then admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and then see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme 3000, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Vinarium Tower.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ptuj trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Lipica to Ptuj in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ptuj when traveling from Lipica in August, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): play a few rounds at Royal Bled Golf Course, then take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and then get great views at Ojstrica. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

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Traveling by car from Ptuj to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, and finally make a trip to The Russian Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, then ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and finally make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip builder.

You can drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Srednja vas v Bohinju.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Srednja vas v Bohinju

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Srednja vas v Bohinju sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Srednja vas v Bohinju takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Srednja vas v Bohinju are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Tolmin.

Things to do in Srednja vas v Bohinju

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Transportation

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 18th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital, steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, and then don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tolmin trip maker tool.

You can drive from Srednja vas v Bohinju to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Srednja vas v Bohinju in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Tolmin: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then take in breathtaking views at Great Soča Gorge, and then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bovec day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tolmin in August, with highs in Bovec at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.